The election in Akpabio’s home local government came as a part of nationwide re-run polls, triggered from post-election disputes that emanated from the last general elections.
May the gentle soul of the reposed rest in perfect peace!
Policy Alert, a non-governmental organization working to promote socio-economic development in the Niger Delta, has called on the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly to step up its oversight of budget implementation in the state.
Stakeholders in oil and gas rich Esit Eket local government area of Akwa Ibom State have cried out that their living conditions do not reflect the enormous resources being extracted from the area buy oil and gas companies and the huge revenues the companies pay annually to government.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congratulates Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom state and his Taraba State Counterpart, Governor Darius Ishaku for their respective victories at the governorship election petitions tribunal.
Like in Colombia, a sovereign state largely situated in the north of South America, with land, and territories in North America, two dreaded cult groups in Akwa Ibom State, one of the big oil and gas states in Southern Nigeria: Axe Confraternity and Vikings are locked in a fierce supremacy battle.
Electricity consumers in Nigeria who have been suffering from the scourge of estimated billing will soon be rescued from that burden as Metering Solution Manufacturing Services Ltd in Awa, Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State is flooding the market with prepaid meters.
Last week, Akwa Ibom State under the watch of Governor Udom Emmanuel, a former top bank executive turned politician, walked taller as the most outstanding performing state in the South-South geo-political zone of Nigeria. The state was adjudged so by the World Bank in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Finance.
Apparently disturbed by the festering boundary conflict between Ikot Offiong community in Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State and Oku Iboku communities in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State that has continued to take the lives of citizens in the conflict area, the two states are currently blaming the Federal Government for the protracted crisis.
By Akanimo Sampson Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State is currently waging a silent health war that is likely to see the state coming tops in Nigeria as Open Defecation Free. […]